Harvard; a university that produces billionaires

If you decide to take a trip to the United States and, specifically, Massachusetts, you must make a must visit the internationally known University of Harvard. This year, a study has revealed that it has been the University that has managed to “produce” more billionaire students.

Harvard is the oldest institution of higher education in the U.S. It was founded in 1636 and owes its name to the first benefactor of the university, the young minister John Harvard of Charlestown, who upon his death (in 1638) left his library and half of his patrimony to the institution. The college Harvard is made up of a total of 11 main academic units: ten faculties and the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Studies.

The University has grown by leaps and bounds, registering to 20,000 students. With 62 of its now billionaire alumni, Harvard tops Forbes' list of "billionaire universities," followed by Stanford, which boasts 28 billionaire graduates. The number of Harvard students who are billionaires increased to 62, up from 54 in 2009.

Some of these wealthy students They are: Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and media tycoon Sumner Redstone. Stanford University came in second. His former students include: Yahoo co-founder Jerry Yang and Google founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page. This is the list of the Universities that have produced the largest number of billionaires:

- Harvard University
- University of Stanford (25)
- University of Pennsylvania (18)
- Columbia University (16)
- Yale University (16)
- University of Chicago (13)
- Massachusetts Institute of Technology (11)
- New York University (10)
- Northwest University (10)
- University of Cornell (9)

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